When I started to investigate the unknown in the 1980s and 1990s, paranormal investigations and ghost hunting were not taken too seriously by most of our society. Back in the day, when a person on the street was asked about his or her knowledge and opinion of the paranormal, images from movies such as Poltergeist and Ghostbusters would often come to mind.
To be honest, this mindset is still held...
Richard Southall's new book, Haunted Plantations of the South, is now available. What makes these antiquated locales so haunted—and so intriguing? Is it the legends, or the experiences? The author of Haunted Route 66, Haunted Plantations of the South, and How to Be a Ghost Hunter explains.
Extreme Paranormal Investigations author Marcus F. Griffin and his wife recently moved from northern Indiana to Colorado, leaving behind a host of friends, family, and familiar spirits. But what they found was that, while they missed the ghosts and spirits they had left behind, ghosts are wherever you find them.
For those paranormal investigators that hunt ghosts, they often encounter those that believe their haunting is caused by demons, rather than ghosts. Why is it that some people jump to a conclusion of demonic infestation? Are all hauntings the work of demons? Rich Newman, author of The Ghost Hunter's Field Guide, discusses hauntings versus demonic infestations.
Adam Selzer, author of Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps and a tour guide for Weird Chicago Tours, took a chance one night on a stop at Sobieski Street (or at least where Sobieski Street should have been) to investigate H.H. Holmes, America's first known serial killer. But with all the conflicting information about Holmes, can a haunting be proof of a crime?
My first experience with orb phenomena came at the age of twelve. I was sitting outside late one afternoon, deep in thought about an upcoming school event. Suddenly, from seemingly out of nowhere, a huge orange sphere appeared before me. It was a little above my direct sight and as large as a big beach ball. It was pulsating and its very distinct color would fade and deepen in intensity as I...
Over time, the “groove,” or ghost, will get weaker, and will eventually disappear entirely. However, hauntings can be recharged under the right circumstances, especially in any area where there is a great amount of energy transference. If a sentimental object of the dead person is brought into the area, the apparitions can be recharged. However, there are a few other reasons that may cause a...
Ghost hunting has become a popular activity in many locations throughout the United States and Europe. In response, it is not uncommon to find ghost-hunting organizations being formed, especially in and around towns of historical significance. Finding an Existing Group To find a ghost-hunting or paranormal group, you may only have to call your local library. You can also do an online search for...
All Hallows Eve is rapidly approaching. What better time to discuss ghosts, ghouls, and goblins; how they communicate with us; and, more importantly, why? Melba Goodwyn, author of newly released Ghost Worlds, discusses paranormal activity and ghostly communication.
As we approach All Hallows Eve, we start to notice that monsters are suddenly everywhere: at the movies, on television — and making guest appearances in advertisements for just about any product from soft drinks to luxury cars. Werewolves, zombies, ...